Education expert wraps up this year’s African-American series

An expert on race, campus climates and student success in higher education will be the last visitor for this year’s African-American Workshop and Lecture Series.

Shaun R. Harper, recognized in Education Week as one of the 10 most influential education professors, will present both a public lecture and a teach-in for faculty and students, “Institutional Considerations on Expression, Rights, and Race.” He will examine institutional policies and practices in American universities related to recent conflicts over the nature of free speech, academic freedom and students’ rights.

Harper will be on campus May 14. His free public lecture will be in the Ford Alumni Center’s Giustina Ballroom from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The teach-in will be in the Lease Crutcher Lewis Room, Erb Memorial Union, from…

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